Books in category Technology & Engineering – Social Aspects

  • Singularity Rising

    Singularity Rising
    James D. Miller

    Since the book's publication, the coming of the Singularity is now eagerly anticipated by many of the leading thinkers in Silicon Valley, from PayPal mastermind Peter Thiel to Google co-founder Larry Page.

  • Government 2 0

    Government 2.0
    William D. Eggers

    ' This book is proactive in nature (see what these governments are really doing), does not call for a wholesale and costly transformation, and employs a subtle shaming of those governments that have not yet joined the 21st century.

  • Of Two Minds

    Of Two Minds
    Michael Joyce

    The essays comprise what Joyce calls "theoretical narratives," woven from e-mail messages, hypertext "nodes," and other kinds of electronic text that move nomadically from one occasion or perspective to another, between the poles of art and …

  • Between Reason and Experience

    Between Reason and Experience
    Andrew Feenberg, Michel Callon

    In Between Reason and Experience, leading philosopher of technology Andrew Feenberg makes a case for the interdependence of reason—scientific knowledge, technical rationality—and experience.

  • Technocapitalism

    Luis Suarez-Villa

    In his provocative book Technocapitalism, Luis Suarez-Villa addresses this phenomenon from the perspective of radical political economy and social criticism.

  • Liberation Technology

    Liberation Technology
    Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner

    This book also includes in-depth analysis of specific technologies such as Ushahidi – a platform developed to document human-rights abuses in the wake of Kenya's 2007 elections-and alkasir – a tool that has been used widely throughout the …

  • Cyberfeminism and Artificial Life

    Cyberfeminism and Artificial Life
    Sarah Kember

    Examining the construction, manipulation and re-definition of life in contemporary technoscientific culture, this book aims to re-focus concern on the ethics rather than on the 'nature' of artificial life.

  • Technological Slavery

    Technological Slavery
    Theodore J. Kaczynski

    Feral House does not support or justify Kaczynski's crimes, nor does the author receive royalties or compensation for this book.

  • The Second Digital Turn

    The Second Digital Turn
    Mario Carpo

    In this book, Mario Carpo suggests that the same technical logic, now applied to all kinds of immaterial objects and to commerce at large, is heralding a new society without scale, where bigger markets will not make anything cheaper. he …

  • Stay funky

    Stay funky!
    Marco Zamperini, Riccardo Luna

    Marco Zamperini era un uomo del futuro.

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